SO2580 : Roadside quarry

taken 5 years ago, near to Newcastle, Shropshire, Great Britain

Roadside quarry
Roadside quarry, taken 5 years ago
Almost overgrown, the derelict quarry by Springhill Cottage is typical of the small openings that were once used as sources of building material. The rock here is assigned to the Silurian Bailey Hill Formation, an ill-defined assortment of sandstone, siltstone and mudstone.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 November, 2011   (more nearby)
Sunday, 13 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2515 8018 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:24.8685N 3:6.1145W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2515 8017
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